Ridgewood Farm

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Ridgewood Farm
Ridgewood Farmhouse 01.JPG
Ridgewood Farmhouse. September 2013.
Ridgewood Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Ridgewood Farm
Location Jct. of PA 724 and I-176, Cumru Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′43″N 75°53′50″W / 40.29528°N 75.89722°W / 40.29528; -75.89722Coordinates: 40°17′43″N 75°53′50″W / 40.29528°N 75.89722°W / 40.29528; -75.89722
Area 136 acres (55 ha)
Built 1809
Architectural style Federal, Pennsylvania bank barn, Other
Governing body Private
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000399[1]
Added to NRHP May 7, 1992

Ridgewood Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has eight contributing buildings and five contributing structures. They are a two story, vernacular Federal sandstone farmhouse (c. 1810); sandstone Pennsylvania bank barn (1809); sandstone summer kitchen / butcher house; 1 1/2-story, sandstone produce storage building (1810); ground cellar; stone wall; and other outbuildings. Also on the property are the remains of the Schuylkill Canal that operated from 1924 to 1932, and two railroad lines.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Phoebe Hopkins (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ridgewood Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.